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Politics, Political News – Election 2012

By DARREN SAMUELSOHN | 2/21/12 12:33 AM EST The climate researcher says he made a “lapse of my own and professional judgment and ethics.” By KENNETH P. VOGEL and ABBY PHILLIP | 2/20/12 8:42 PM EST By KENNETH P.





News from The Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — It was an Ice Age squirrel’s treasure chamber, a burrow containing fruit and seeds that had been stuck in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years. From the fruit tissues, a team of Russian scientists managed to resurrect an entire plant in a pioneering experiment that paves the way for the revival of other species.

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IDEO Make-a-thon Thanks & Recap!

Thanks to everyone who attended the IDEO Make-a-thon this weekend! Your enthusiasm, passion, creativity and skills helped make the prototype of this event spectacular and…

Old Dogs New Tricks and Crappy Newspaper Executives

(Speaking notes for an address to the Canadian Journalism Foundation Toronto, Canada, 2/16/2012) This is my 36th year as a newspaper man – apologies – my 36th year as a multi-platform news executive. It’s a career I started as a copyboy on this same street about a dozen blocks east of here.

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Situation Room: Suicide bomb plot JKUSA: Dow closes highest since 2008 Connect the World: UN action in Syria I.D.E.A.: Investing in start-ups pays Piers: Nikki Sixx on ‘rock docs’ Situation Room: Kin turns in fugitive

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I’m a Chicagoan, and I like ketchup on my hot dog. Deal with it.

I love love love hot dogs, but I’m a traitor to my Chicago roots; I have to pile on the ketchup and onions. I hate Chicago-style hot dogs, and I get sooooo tired of people making a big deal about how I prefer my dog. (My picture is even on the Wall of Shame at…


ESPN: The Worldwide Leader In Sports

The young Thunder put on quite a show on Sunday night. And there’s plenty more where that came from. Daily Dime “Durant gets 51, Westbrook adds 40 in OT win “Wearing out the box score ”

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Knight Media Learning Seminar: Livestream, Feb. 20-21 | Knight Digital Media Center

Next week, community, foundation and tech leaders are gathering in Miami to explore trends in news and information, as well as the best ways to invest in media. It’s the 2012 Knight Media Learning Seminar, and you can watch the livestream online… Watch the livestream beginning Monday, Feb. 20, 10 am EST.

UN Nuclear

UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Tehran | News | DW.DE | 20.02.2012

UN nuclear inspectors have arrived in Iran for their second visit to the country in a month. The chief inspector said he would be asking the government in Tehran about its alleged ambitions to develop nuclear weapons.

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The ethics of internet piracy

The ethics of internet piracy

Princeton, NJ – Last year, I told a colleague that I would include internet ethics in a course that I was teaching. She suggested that I read a recently published anthology on computer ethics – and attached the entire volume to the email. Should I have refused to read a pirated book?

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Pinterest – Terms of Use

Last Updated Date: March 29, 2011 Welcome to Pinterest! Cold Brew Labs, Inc. (“Cold Brew Labs”, “our”, “us” or “we”) provides Pinterest, an online service that allows users to create, view and follow visual collections (the “Services”) through our website, accessible at (the “Site”), and our application for mobile devices (the “Application”).

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Plants Matter

Plants Matter

179 E. Houston St., nr. Orchard St. 212-475-4880 To the juices that remain after pickling beets for a salad, add fresh lemon, a pinch of sugar, et voilà, one beet-lemon shrub—the vaguely vinegary, wholly refreshing revival of a Colonial-era tonic. 95 Allen St., nr. Delancey St.

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Why it matters that our politicians are rich – The Boston Globe

Article Photos Comments Subscribe As the presidential primary race has unfolded over the last few months, curious Americans have angled for a look at the candidates’ wallets-and observed that they are bulging. There’s Newt Gingrich, with his $7 million fortune and an up to $1 million revolving line of credit at Tiffany.

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Is Syria’s uprising being hijacked?

Iran warships ‘dock in Syria’s Tartous port’ Iran ‘stops oil exports’ to UK and France Syrian officials killed as protests continue Deadly suicide bomb attack in Baghdad Dozens killed in Mexico prison fight Is Syria’s uprising being hijacked? Who really calls the shots in Damascus? Is Syria descending into civil war?

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Syrian officials killed as protests continue

Syrian officials killed as protests continue

Gunmen opened fire on a car carrying a senior Syrian state prosecutor and a judge in the northwest province of Idlib, killing both of them and their driver, state media said. State news agency SANA said on Sunday that Idlib provincial state prosecutor Nidal Ghazal and Judge Mohammed Ziadeh were killed instantly in the attack.

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NTT DoCoMo announces first devices compatible with Nottv, Japan’s new mobile TV service

NTT DoCoMo announces first devices compatible with Nottv, Japan’s new mobile TV service By Aaron Souppouris on February 19, 2012 01:20 am NTT DoCoMo has announced the launch of the first two devices to support Nottv, a new mobile TV standard due to start broadcasting in Japan on April 1st.